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Albert A. Michelson

Albert Abraham Michelson FFRS HFRSE was an American physicist known for his work on measuring the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley experiment. In 1907 he received the Nobel Prize in Physics, becoming the first American to win the Nobel Prize in a science. He was the founder and the first head of physics department of the University of Chicago... Read More

BornDecember 19, 1852
Strzelno, Kingdom of Prussia (modern Poland)
DiedMay 9, 1931 (aged 78)
Pasadena, California
NationalityUnited States
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